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n. pl. mi·cro·ceph·a·lies
Abnormal smallness of the head.

mi′cro·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj. & n.
mi′cro·ceph′a·lous (-sĕf′ə-ləs) adj.
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Adj.1.microcephalic - having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain; "a nanocephalic dwarf"
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